Magnet Schools Best High Schools

Magnet schools are public high schools that attract the most talented students in a region using an application process that typically involves test scores and grade-point averages. The following are the nation's best magnet schools, as calculated by U.S. News. Read the full methodology.

Magnet Rank School Students / Teachers College Readiness
#194
25025 CHRISANTA DR
MISSION VIEJO, CA 92691

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,551 Students

90 Teachers

30.0
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#193
1235 MENDOCINO AVE
SANTA ROSA, CA 95401

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,986 Students

87 Teachers

30.0
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#192
2300 SANTA BARBARA BLVD
CAPE CORAL, FL 33991

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,519 Students

75 Teachers

30.2
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#191
8200 WEST TROPICAL PARKWAY
LAS VEGAS, NV 89149

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,953 Students

87 Teachers

30.2
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#190
25 HOUSEL AVE
LYNDONVILLE, NY 14098

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

326 Students

31 Teachers

30.4
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#189
901 SOUTH BROAD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

19:1
Larger than National Avg

683 Students

36 Teachers

30.5
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#188
25401 PASEO DE VALENCIA
LAGUNA HILLS, CA 92653

27:1
Larger than National Avg

1,755 Students

65 Teachers

30.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#187
5355 SCHOOL RD
NEW PORT RICHEY, FL 34652

18:1
Near National Avg

1,299 Students

74 Teachers

31.1
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#186
145 STANTON ST 4TH FL
NEW YORK, NY 10002

17:1
Near National Avg

560 Students

33 Teachers

31.3
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#185
2111 WOODLAND
KANSAS CITY, MO 64108

18:1
Larger than National Avg

947 Students

52 Teachers

31.6
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#184
514 SOUTH PERKINS
MEMPHIS, TN 38117

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,263 Students

113 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#183
121 VAL VERDE ST
EL PASO, TX 79905

16:1
Near National Avg

596 Students

38 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#182
1307 EAST CENTRAL DR
MERIDIAN, ID 83642

15:1
Near National Avg

526 Students

34 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

31% Passed (IB)

#181
925 ASTOR AVE
BRONX, NY 10469

20:1
Larger than National Avg

543 Students

27 Teachers

31.9
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#180
18180 SW 122ND AVE
MIAMI, FL 33177

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,281 Students

97 Teachers

32.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#179
350 67TH ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11220

17:1
Near National Avg

1,279 Students

76 Teachers

32.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#178
4540 AMERICAN RIVER DR
SACRAMENTO, CA 95864

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,603 Students

66 Teachers

32.5
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#177
71 77 CLINTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11238

31:1
Larger than National Avg

893 Students

29 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#176
8701 THREE CHOPT RD
RICHMOND, VA 23229

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,739 Students

95 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#175
5780 NW 158TH ST
MIAMI LAKES, FL 33014

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,487 Students

67 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#174
4000 WEST 18TH ST
HIALEAH, FL 33012

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,949 Students

79 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#173
448 WEST 56TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,384 Students

68 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#172
1119 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217

16:1
Near National Avg

367 Students

23 Teachers

33.1
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#171
15900 SW 56TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33185

22:1
Larger than National Avg

4,245 Students

191 Teachers

33.2
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#170
3434 SILVER CREEK RD
SAN JOSE, CA 95121

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,368 Students

93 Teachers

33.3
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

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High School Rankings By State

About The Awards

Gold — Top 500 schools based on highest college readiness

Silver — High-performing schools with lower college readiness

Bronze — High-performing schools based on state exam performance, listed alphabetically

Award Distribution

Name Award Distribution
Gold 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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